A Turkish Airline plane, flying from Antalya to St. Petersburg was the subject of an attempted hijack by a passenger for a short while, CNN informs. However, passengers managed to overpower the man who threatened to blow up the plane.
The plane had about 170 people on board. The man threatened in a note for the pilot that he had a bomb and would blow up the plane. However, the passengers managed to overpower him and the flight continued its scheduled route.
According to sources, the passenger was drunk and did no have a bomb.